Common Pitfalls for Beginner Artists

So you have decided to take up drawing and painting, you have got the kit but what now?  Time to get started! Here are a few pitfalls I see over and over again that you might want to consider if you are starting out:

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Should I Take My Sketchpad on Holiday?

I asked myself this very question as I was packing for my holiday earlier this summer.  For me it was a simple answer, yes. This was because I was going on an art holiday!  However in the past I haven’t always travelled with my sketchpad, in this post I want to describe the benefits as I see them of taking a sketchpad on holiday with you…

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